1st, half of FKi with SauceLord Rich, gives a first taste of his upcoming debut on Mad Decent! 1st teams up with Heatmakerz to bring you Rap’s you-oughtta-knows, Rich the Kid & RiFF RAFF, on “Hurtin”. “Hurtin” is picking up heat from the likes Hypetrak, Vibe, XXL, to name a few.
1st exclusively tells XXLMag:
“My project is called First Time For Everything… I’m 1st, and I just want everybody to get a little taste of what I’m doing. I like music to speak for itself because there’s only so much I can say. But all of my friends are apart of it and we’ve been all working so hard. First Time For Everything is going to take your brain on the trip and fans are going to hear some new things.”
Just when you got “Helicopter” out of your head from Summer Festival season, TWRK drops a heavy remix pack on ya with Bad Royale, STFU, Victor Niglio, Sliink, and Snappy Jit. Each of the five remixes adds a different twist on the infamous HELICOPTAH vocal drop. Download on our Soundcloud for free & let us know your favorite!
Grandtheft’s showcases his finesse in his new Quit This City EP. While Quit This City stays true to the club sound we know and love from Grandtheft, the collaborations and features are far-ranging and diverse. Each of the 7 tracks adds a new sound, dimension but artfully weaves together to create the EP’s enticing narrative. The title track Quit This City sets the tone and imparts a rejuvenating sincerity and honest quality that is rare nowadays. This EP is the perfect way to welcome Fall with its richer melodies & deeper basslines.
Catch Grandtheft live:
Oct 3, 2015: Storm Festival – Shanghai
Oct 3, 2015: Storm Afterparty – Myst Shanghai
Oct 4, 2015: Surrender Nightclub – Las Vegas, NV
Oct 15, 2015: Ruby Sky – San Francisco, CA
Oct 16, 2015: The Hoxton – Toronto, ON
Oct 22, 2015: White Night Club – Dubai
Oct 24, 2015: Metropolitan Haunted Halloween Bash – New Orleans, LA
Oct 28, 2015: NAGA – Cambridge MA
Oct 29, 2015: Dunnkirk – Bloomington, IN
Oct 30, 2015: Freaky Deaky – Bridgeview, IL
Oct 31, 2015: HARD Day of The Dead – Pomona, CA
Nov 4, 2015: Surrender Nightclub – Las Vegas, NV
Nov 11-15, 2015: Mad Decent Boat Party – Miami, FL
Nov 19, 2015: Sky – Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 20, 2015: Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
Nov 27, 2015: Webster Hall – New York, NY
Dec 5, 2015: Bingham Street – Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 11, 2015: Havannah Club – Atlanta, GA
Dec 30, 2015: Decadence – Phoenix, AZ
Yellow Claw & Cesqeaux’s summer tune “Wild Mustang” feat. Becky G gets reworked by Mike Cervello, Reid Stefan, AmsterdamSoundSystem, Sir OJ and Robs & Duke! All of the five remixes are fire, turning “Wild Mustang’s” summer vibes into a club-ready heater. More Yellow Claw coming this Fall on Mad Decent!
Ghastly’s latest release “Get On This” is a hard hitter. “Get On This” kicks your brain into overdrive with a frenetic breakbeat. Once you’re lulled into the bass line, Ghastly’s grimy drop proceeds to melt your face. We dare you to try to constrain this forward-thinking production into a genre. (◕,,,◕)
Here’s a weekly round up of some of the newest and very unique styles floating around the worldwide underground bass scenes:
Hailing from France, King Doudou showcases a very unique form of Kuduro-Trap that’s very percussive:
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Next, Colombo-Canadian producer Caballo remixes UK-India Tigerstyle’s “Ay Ha” featuring African-Spanish MC Paul de Swardt:
Download for free by clickthrough to SoundCloud!
For years, Rudimental has kept it real. They never disappoint! The video for “I Will for Love” embraces all refugees and immigrants who have left their own land:
Bringing back those dancehall-moombah-twerk-bass vibes, Bad Royale teams up with Montreal’s Clinton Sly for “Bounce With Me”:
TAMBOL (Filipino word for “drum”) fuses traditional Filipino sounds and instruments such as Kulintang (gongs) Tinikling (bamboo clappers) and other live percussion instruments with various styles of zouk bass, moombahton, dancehall or trap. So, it is not surprising to find this new track from Gingee featuring Mc Zulu mesmerizing:
MDBP act El Dusty has been added to Universal Music’s catalog. From the Trapaneras EP, our homeboy and certainly one of the guys who keeps Dominican Republic’s music on top gear Freaky Phillips has a very unique style that may be considered Latino Ghetto Music:
If you didn’t make it to our party with Drip on 9/11, hit play to listen to sets from DJ Swisha Sweet & Jesse Slayter!
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London’s Music maestro, TroyBoi, brings his signature sound on “Afterhours” with Diplo’s sensibility and Nina Sky’s entrancing vocals. “Afterhours’” versatile vibe captures the calm after the party storm and builds up to a drop that will have you back on the dance floor. This debut is the first of TroyBoi’s additional releases coming on Mad Decent later this Fall!
Whether Brazilian Bass, Chinese Bass, or Jamaica-Trinidad Dancehall, there is an undeniably connection between the scenes. So, here we have of some of the most creative approaches to the ever-expanding bass music scene.
Striking hard from Barcelona, this FREE compilation cover a wide variety of styles like Molly Grit, Twerk, Juke-dembow, trap and much more.
Two heavyweights finally got together – Damian Marley and Trinidad’s own Bunji Garlin release (PREMIERE!!) “The Message”.
This song shows how the 808-basslines have impregnated dancehall in such a prominent way, one doesn’t realize this could easily be mistaken as Trap.
One of the biggest names in the Brazilian Bahia Bass scene is Mauro Telefunksoul.
“Mandioca” features a political-satire approach without compromising this Brazilian sound:
Telefunksoul’s amazing re-take on “Turn Down for What” is a MUST DROP for any DJ at Rio’s Carnival:
Moving to Chinese Bass, we have this track called “Motivasian” featuring Bohan Phoenix that is simply mind-blowing:
Lastly, Don Cesao is killing the Brazilian underground right now: